Proposed Part VIII - All Weather Pitch Rivervalley Swords

Proposed Part VIII - All Weather Pitch Rivervalley Swords


Applicant: Fingal County Council
Location: Ward Valley Regional Park, Co. Dublin
Proposal: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of a Proposed All-weather Pitch facility and car park at Ward River valley Park, Swords, Co. Dublin.

Proposed development will comprise of the following:

  • A 3rd Generation synthetic all-weather pitch. The pitch will be a full sized GAA pitch also providing for soccer and other sporting codes. The perimeter will be fenced and the pitchwill be floodlit by 6 no. 18m high floodlights.
  • A 103 space car and 5 space coach park (with permeable surfacing and public lighting) will be provided to service the needs of the pitch users and to improve access to the park. An additional overflow car park on reinforced grass with space for up to 32 parking spaces will be provided adjacent to the main car park.

Plans and particulars of the proposal will be available for inspection from Wed 31 January 2018, to Thursday 1 March (between the hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and Friday, from 9am to 4.30pm) at The Offices of Fingal County Council at County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin and Fingal County Council Offices, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Plans and particulars of the proposal can also be viewed on-line on the Fingal County Council website:

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposal dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made from Wednesday 31 January to Thursday 15th March either online through the website: or in writing to:-

Senior Executive Officer
Planning & Strategic Infrastructure Department
Fingal County Council, County Hall
Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67X8Y2

All comments, including the names and addresses of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this proposal will form part of the statutory report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Fingal County Council. Accordingly they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and consequently will appear on the Council’s Website.